May 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [FINAL EDITION]

English: Secondary Education Certification, BA

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Students majoring in English can obtain secondary certification in English by completing the secondary education track. Students must also follow the instructions and requirements in the Center for Education section. Students may seek certification in more than one field; however, this usually requires more than eight semesters. Students who wish to become certified in more than one area should work closely with their faculty advisor when planning course schedules.


General Education Requirements (40 Credits)

Humanities (9 Credits)

  • Two Humanities Electives 6 Credit(s)
  • 300-level humanities 3 Credit(s)

Social Science (9 Credits)

Science (9 Credits)

  • At least one science course must be designated as a lab science. Take MATH 113 + if did not pass math proficiency test 9 Credit(s)

English Requirements (45 Credits)

Additional Requirements (6 Credits)

  • 300-level humanities electives 6 Credit(s) *

Total Credits: 122

Note: Four WE courses, one QR course, and one theater arts course required.

* COMS 217, 275, 277, or 316 may be used to satisfy a social science general education elective.

The program of study that appears here applies to students who were admitted for the summer session of this catalog year and later.  Students admitted prior to that term should select the appropriate catalog year of their admission.  Choose previous catalogs from the Home, Graduate, or Undergraduate Catalog Page at


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